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[7 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on Olympus Math: Online Adaptive Math Education | ]

In September (2012) I cofounded a company called Olympus Math. Olympus Math is an online platform that teaches students middle-school and high-school math. Our platform already has decent traction in the public-school space, and I’m pleased to announce that we just launched the consumer version of our product. You can find out more at http://olympusmath.com.
In the coming months (and years) I hope to write more about the work that we’re doing here at Olympus Math. We are applying a lot of Lean Startup and Agile Software Development practices that I …

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[5 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]
Startup Weekend – A schedule and plan of action

So you’re going to Startup Weekend and you want to know how to manage your time during the event? Looking for a schedule or an outline of some sort? Well look no further.
After participating and helping organize the February 2011 Houston Startup Weekend, I’ve thought a lot about what a new startup can accomplish in a weekend. As a participant and an organizer I got a great view into how all the teams were spending their time. I felt that, in general, pretty much all the teams (including mine) …

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[12 May 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Growing the Houston Startup Community

What we need to do is provide more incentive for companies to stay after they get their first big break…

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[4 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Startup Weekend Houston – Feb 25-27 | ]
Startup Weekend Houston – Feb 25-27

…a 54 hour startup event that provides networking, resources, and incentives for individuals and teams to go from idea to launch.